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  1. .com | EFF, IFP welcome high court decision on ZumaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | News24

    Johannesburg The EFF and IFP have welcomed the ruling by the High Court in Pretoria on Friday to review and set aside the decision to discontinue the prosecution against President Jacob Zuma. "There is no difference between Jacob Zuma and the thousands of criminal suspects and accused persons, some of whom are behind bars awaiting trial.

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  2. .com | Former NPA head Mpshe 'respects' Zuma rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | News24

    Johannesburg Former National Prosecuting Authority head Mokotedi Mpshe said on Friday he respected the High Court in Pretoria's ruling that his decision not to prosecute President Jacob Zuma be reviewed and set aside. In September 2008, in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg, Judge Chris Nicholson dismissed criminal charges against Zuma, citing a political conspiracy to influence the case by former president Thabo Mbeki and others.

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  3. .com | NPA can decide not to prosecute Zuma again, says expertRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | News24

    Johannesburg The National Prosecuting Authority must decide whether it wants the prosecution against President Jacob Zuma to continue or not, former Wits law professor James Grant said on Friday. "The NPA can take another decision to discontinue [the matter].

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  4. .com | Spy Tapes: Contradictions in Mpshe's reasoningRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | News24

    The case of corruption against President Jacob Zuma has run hot and cold since 2007. On Friday the North Gauteng High Court over-ruled a decision to drop the charges.

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  5. African champs to go ahead despite South Africa hosting banRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Washington Times

    The African track and field championships will go ahead in South Africa in June because they were awarded before a government ban on hosting major events came into force, the national athletics federation said on Friday. Athletics South Africa President Aleck Skhosana met with sports ministry officials this week and the government gave its "full backing" to the championships, ASA said.

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  6. Meet SA's first black female harbour bossRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    The next time you're sitting at the Point Waterfront and happen to see a large container ship - or even a cruise ship - sail into Durban's port, chances are that Pinky Zungu is at the helm. The Lamontville-born mother of three has, starting Monday been appointed Transnet National Ports Authority's first black female Deputy Harbour Master - Nautical for the Port of Durban.

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  7. Uber 'killing' taxi businesses, says taxi protestersRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Metered taxi drivers took to the streets on Thursday at what they believe is unfair competition and the lack of regulation of taxi hailing app, Uber. The Uber app, which allows users to hail a cab to their exact location using a smartphone, has drawn outrage - and similar protests - from traditional taxi cabs worldwide.

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  8. .com | Two men arrested for bogus tender offerRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | News24

    Durban Two men are expected to appear at the Pietermaritzburg Regional Court on Tuesday next week on charges of fraud and racketeering, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Friday. Police spokesperson Major Thulani Zwane said the victim was allegedly approached by the two men, aged 37 and 58, who offered him a tender of R158m "from the human settlements department".

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  9. Swaziland to ask U.N. body to sell its rhino horn stockpileRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... January 8, 2005. A darted white rhino bull peers out of its transport crate after its capture near Durban, South Africa, April 9, 2006. Members of the Pilanesberg National Park Anti-Poaching Unit (APU) stand guard as conservationists and police ...

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  10. Athletics in the clear after transformation bungleRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    The process to transform athletics in South Africa is far from over, but Athletics South Africa is a transformed federation. Photo by:BackpagePix The process to transform athletics in South Africa is far from over, but Athletics South Africa is a transformed federation.

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  11. .com | NPA studying Spy Tapes judgmentRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | News24

    The case of corruption against President Jacob Zuma has run hot and cold since 2007. On Friday the North Gauteng High Court over-ruled a decision to drop the charges.

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  12. Sport24.co.za | Mbalula, ASA reach agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | News24

    The Department of Sports and Recreation on Thursday reached a consensus with Athletics South Africa which has allowed the national federation to host the CAA Senior T&F Championships scheduled for Durban on 22-26 June 2016. This followed the pronouncement of Minister of Sport and Recreation Fikile Mbalula on Monday, in which he announced the revoking of the privilege of ASA to host and bid for major and mega international tournaments in the Republic of South Africa.

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  13. Ivan Spiers' Beloved South AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Coast Magazine

    Ivan Spiers may live in Laguna Beach, but he's a global kind of guy, hopping all over the world with little notice. Spiers, who owns restaurants-with-a-view Mozambique and Skyloft in Laguna Beach, spent his youth in Durban, South Africa's third-largest city.

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  14. .com | Zuma should face criminal charges, court saysRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | News24

    The High Court in Pretoria on Friday ruled that President Jacob Zuma should face the criminal charges the National Prosecuting Authority dropped. He found that former acting National Director of Public Prosecutions, Mokotedi Mpshe, erred when he decided to withdraw charges against Zuma in April 2009.

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  15. .com | The many reasons given for Zuma's cancelled prayer meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | News24

    Durban The National Prayer Day and the launch of Africa Month, which were scheduled to be addressed by President Jacob Zuma on Friday in Durban, was postponed because the ANC failed to mobilise numbers to fill up the Kings Park Stadium, sources claimed. However Presidency spokesperson Bongani Majola told News24 that the event had been postponed due to insufficient time to ensure sound logistical preparations for an event of this magnitude.

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  16. A View From The TopRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    A talented songstress famous for her five-octave vocal range; ranked as one of the best-selling female artists of all time; record holder for having a single that sat at the top of the Billboard charts for an unprecedented16 weeks; a delusional diva long past her prime. Dubbed as the prima donna to top all self-loving stars , Miss MC jetted onto our shores this week for the African leg of her Sweet Sweet Fantasy worldwide tour.

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  17. [Behind the Loeries] with... Suhana GordhanRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Bizcommunity

    In addition to her role as creative director at FCB Africa, where she's the creative lead on Famous Brands' Wimpy and Coca-Cola South Africa, Suhana Gordhan is a member of the Loeries board. Gordhan entered the advertising industry in 2001 and has worked on some of the country's much loved brands, at agencies like Ogilvy, Black River FC and Net#work BBDO.

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  18. Chiefs secure narrow win over SharksRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    The Sharks won the try-count 3-2 but the Chiefs held on for a hard-fought 24-22 Super Rugby victory at the Yarrow Stadium in New Plymouth on Friday. It was a much-improved performance by the Sharks compared to last week's 15-14 win over the Highlanders as they used the ball better and varied their game well.

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  19. How we ended up as sex workers in DurbanRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    This is not the profession I chose in life, it s what I had to do to survive. I don t want to be a sex worker for the rest of my life, a sex worker said.

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  20. 'Legalising prostitution can save lives'Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Up to 72% of prostitutes in Gauteng alone live with HIV, with many more in KwaZulu-Natal, the epicentre of the Aids epidemic. File picture: Christian Hartmann South Africa is moving towards decriminalising prostitution and as Zohra Mohamed Teke investigates in part two of this series, the issue is attracting excitement amid plans by Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa to do just that.

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